WW1 British RFC Officers Side Cap 1915-16
A fabulous Royal Flying Corps Officers side cap showing heavy wear & dating from around the 1915-16 period.
With silk tailor label of the well known London firm 'Gieves' & a quality heavily hair grease stained quilted lining this cap exudes all the charactor one would expect from the swashbuckling English aviator who wore it ! read more
Published WW2 British Police Inspectors Helmet 1939
A totally untouched rare wartime Police Inspectors helmet which can be seen on page 151 of the superb Adrian Blake reference book ' Helmets of the Home Front'.
A blue MkII helmet overpainted in white with one rank pip surmounting what appears to be a decal type transfer ' POLICE' it would appear this style originated in the London area. With heavy service wear throughout there are chip... read more
WW2 US Army NCOs Officer Quality Service Cap
A US Army NCOs officer quality Service Dress cap made of a higher quality than those of other ranks but with enlisted mens coat of arms mounted on a disc to front.
Of fine felt wool construction with soft brown leather chinstrap & peak it also has a buckled band strap to body extending round to the rear. Inside has a champagne lining with maker logo to crown.
There are several s... read more
WW2 US Signalcorps DynaMotor 1943
A U.S. Army Signal Corps Dynamotor Type DM-28-R that would have been fitted in the classic BC348 Radio Receiver as used by a number of USAAF aircraft such as the B17 Flying Fortress in WW2.
1943 date to Data plate I have no idea if it works so sold as a purely a display item.
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WW2 German Tan & Water Camouflage Smock
A German tan & water camouflage smock as worn by sharpshooters & some other ground infantry combat soldiers such as troops of the 21st Panzer Grenadier Division.
With very good strong camouflage colours of the 'Sumpfmuster-43' pattern it is complete with its original rayon waist & neck ties & totally intact cuff adjustment tabs with pressed card buttons. There are reinforced side vents ... read more
WW2 British 'Morris Motors Fire Brigade' Helmet 1941
From a private British helmet collection recently purchased many of which will be offered on the collectors market for the first time in the forthcoming updates.
A British Home Front Zuckerman helmet with insignia to front for Morris Motors Fire Brigade.
Morris Motors were a Cowley, Oxfordshire based factory which manufactured much large military equipment such as Tiger Moths, T... read more
WW2 US GI Tent/Shelter Half ( As Carried In Doughboy Pack )
WW2 US GI issue Tan shelter half with US to front . As carried in the Doughboy pack .
Ink marked maker & date 1943.
Used condition . read more